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Speeding BMW splits in half in Virginia crash; two 16-year-old males dead

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Two passengers in a BMW traveling at a high rate of speed died after a crash Saturday night at 11 p.m. in Goochland County.

The two passengers, both 16-year-old males from Henrico, died on impact, according to Virginia State Police. They were not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash took place in the 1200 block of Hockett Road, one mile north of Tuckahoe Creek Parkway.

According to the VSP, the BMW, driven by Kyle Alexander Haden, 18, of Henrico, was traveling southbound on Hockett Road when the vehicle lost control, ran off the road to the right and struck a tree sideways – splitting the vehicle in two.

Haden was transported to the hospital in critical condition. He was wearing a seatbelt.

This crash remains under investigation.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.